Like Thai food? Have I got a great recipe for you! You are going to love my Quick & Easy Thai Chicken Soup.
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1/2 c. diced onions
2 teaspoons curry powder
1/4 teaspoon of cayenne
1 tablespoon of Old Bay seasoning*
1 1/2 teaspoons of salt
2 tablespoons of good olive oil
1 tablespoon of minced garlic*
4 cups of good quality chicken stock
3 cups of shredded cooked chicken*
28 oz. canned diced tomatoes
3/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 to 1/2 cup of canned coconut milk
In soup pot, saute onions and seasoning in olive oil until the onions are soft. Add garlic and continue cooking for 1 to 2 minutes. Add 1 cup of chicken stock and deglaze the pot, bring to a boil. Add remaining chicken stock, tomatoes and cooked chicken. Bring to boil, then cook for 20 minutes on low heat.
To finish, add cilantro and coconut milk. Cook for 2 to 5 more minutes. Enjoy!
1) Frozen minced garlic can be found at many groceries stores packaged in small little cubes, as shown in photo. This can save time. Allow 2 cubes to come to room temperature before adding to the spices.
2) Using a store-bought, good quality roasted chicken goes a long way in saving time. Try to find a roasted chicken with no spices or remove the skin and spices before adding the chicken to the soup.
3) Some stores sell small cans of coconut milk (about 5 oz.). This is a nice option if you think that the milk will go to waste if you buy larger can.
4) Good quality, organic, canned tomatoes are actually preferable to using fresh tomatoes and again, it saves time.
5) This recipe is fairly spicy. If you don’t like a lot of spice, cut back slightly on the cayenne pepper, curry and Old Bay. If you like your food super spicy, add a bit more.